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Welcome to Baldwyn ...

The city of Baldwyn is primarily located in Prentiss County<1>. A portion of Baldwyn extends into Lee County.

The location of Baldwyn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baldwyn has a population of 3,266 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Baldwyn.

Baldwyn is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Baldwyn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Baldwyn lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baldwyn had an population of 3,266 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baldwyn had a population of 3,297 people (or 13.04% of the total population of Prentiss County). This makes Baldwyn the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Baldwyn represents 0.11% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,297 people, the population of Baldwyn has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,321 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Baldwyn.

Communities Also Named Baldwyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Baldwyn: This one is located in Prentiss County and the other is located in Lee County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Baldwyn.

Communities near Baldwyn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Baldwyn.

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Baldwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Baldwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,400 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Baldwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,071 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<6>
  • Guntown [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
    • Guntown [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Baldwyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
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      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Baldwyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
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      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Baldwyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<6>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Baldwyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Baldwyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rienzi
      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Baldwyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rienzi
    • Marietta [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Prentiss County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Baldwyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baldwyn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Baldwyn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baldwyn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Baldwyn.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baldwyn. See our Newspapers Page for Baldwyn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baldwyn ...

Looking for more information about Baldwyn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Baldwyn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baldwyn.

Adding Baldwyn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Baldwyn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Baldwyn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Baldwyn on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Baldwyn on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Baldwyn

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Prentiss County

About Mississippi

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baldwyn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Prentiss, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baldwyn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baldwyn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Baldwyn) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Baldwyn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BaldwynOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baldwyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5071, Longitude: -88.6416       In this case, the coordinates for Baldwyn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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